Cumbent \Cum"bent\ (k?m"bent), a. [Cf. {Recumbent}, {Covey}.] Lying down; recumbent. --J. Dyer. [1913 Webster]

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  • cumbent — ˈkəmbənt adjective Etymology: Latin cumbent , cumbens, present participle of cumbere to lie (as in recumbere to lie down) more at recumbent : recumbent …   Useful english dictionary

  • cumbent — cum·bent …   English syllables

  • recumbent — adj 1. lying down, decumbent, ac cumbent, reclining, couchant; supine, resupine, flat, lying flat, flat on one s back; prone, procumbent, prostrate; horizontal, stretched out, spread out, spread eagle, sprawling; resting, leaning, inclined. 2.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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